Noni Threinen, 2021

Pleasure Boat

2 year Art in Bloom participant

Floral Products Used: calla lily, dendrobrium orchid, pussy willow, variegated leaves

I was inspired by the elegant balance of intricately carved jadite and rosewood. Above and below the water, calla lilies and pussy willow branches create a dynamic boat shape, while orchids and variegated leaves represent birds and waves.

Floral Arrangement Inspired by...

A long sampan with several figures on board, carved with elaborate details and with wave motifs around the base, fitted with teakwood stand with white jade birds inset in the wave carving.

Pleasure Boat, 18th century

China

White jadeite

The John R. Van Derlip Fund and Gift of the Thomas Barlow Walker Foundation 92.103.10a-f

On View in Gallery 210

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